Western Heat and Monsoon Continues; Increasing Moisture in the East

High pressure continues to produce excessive heat and critical fire weather conditions for portions of the west, with heavy rains and potential for flash flooding associated with the monsoons in the southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front approaching the east coast is increasing the humidity and heat index, and bringing potential for heavy rain and flash flooding.
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Last Update: 358 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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Synopsis: ANZ200-162015- 358 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pres will remain south of the waters today. A cold front will approach from the west Tue, moving across the waters Tue night into Wed. High pres will follow for Thu and Fri. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Today
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tonight
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tue
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tue Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Wed
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Wed Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Thu Night
S winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 358 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018
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